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February 21, 2014
Prep wrestling: 11 Cards unbeaten after first day in Section 6AAA
PLYMOUTH — The Willmar Cardinals, who already punched their ticket to the state tournament as a team, put on a show Friday during the first day of competition at the Section 6AAA individual tournament. Eighth-grader Israel Navarro notched a technical fall and a decision to advance...
February 21, 2014 - 11:39pm
February 18, 2014
Prep Wrestling: ACGC top seed for Class A state tourney
No. 2-ranked Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City was voted the top seed for next week's Class A State Team Wrestling Tournament Tuesday morning by the coaches from the seven other state qualifiers. The Falcons enter the tournament that is Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Xcel Energy Center in St....
February 18, 2014 - 5:36pm
Cardinals wrestlers get seed #5 for the Class AAA state wrestling tournament
WILLMAR - The Willmar Cardinals received the No. 5 seed for the Class AAA state wrestling tournament and will meet No. 4 Hastings in the first...
February 18, 2014 - 9:40am
February 17, 2014
College Wrestling: Warriors sending 6 to national tourney
SPENCER, Iowa — Matt Meyer at 149 pounds and Zach Petersen at heavyweight each went 3-1 and placed third for Ridgewater at the Central District national qualifier on Sunday. The following six Ridgewater College wrestlers have qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament in Spokane,...
February 17, 2014 - 11:32pm
February 16, 2014
Prep wrestling roundup: Minneota bounces KMS from Section 3A tourney
Section 3A Minneota 42, KMS 16 The No. 4-seed Fighting Saints fell to top-seeded Minneota in the Section 3A semifinals. KMS’ Cody Peters (126), Jordan Engler (132), Fred Mansfield (160) and Chase Norton (220) came away with decision wins and Zach Carlson at 170 won by major...
February 16, 2014 - 10:03pm
Prep wrestling: Three-peat for Willmar wrestlers
PLYMOUTH — Make that a trifecta. The Willmar Cardinal wrestlers withstood a heart-stopping challenge from Mound Westonka in the finals to collect a third straight Section 6AAA team championship and an invitation to the state meet on Feb. 27 in St. Paul. As the No. 1 seed and...
February 16, 2014 - 9:50pm
February 15, 2014
Willmar Cardinals back to State third straight time
PLYMOUTH —The Willmar Cardinals wrestling team defeated Mound Westonka 46-23 Saturday afternoon at Wayzata High School to earn their third straight Section 6AAA title and a return trip to the State Tournament in two weeks at the Xcel Centre in St. Paul. Earlier, the Cardinals...
February 15, 2014 - 6:38pm
February 14, 2014
Prep Wrestling: ACGC, United headed to state tournament
Dawson-Boyd, Lac qui Parle Valley or Montevideo have never qualified for the state wrestling tournament as a team. Now all three are going —...
February 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
February 13, 2014
Prep Wrestling: KMS reaches Final 4 of Section 3A tourney
KERKHOVEN — No. 4-seed Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg rolled past No. 5 Canby 40-12 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Section 3A team tournament. The Fighting Saints now wrestle top-seeded Minneota Saturday in the semifinals at 1 p.m. in Lamberton. The other 1 p.m. semifinal Saturday...
February 13, 2014 - 11:28pm
February 12, 2014
Prep Wrestling: Cardinals top seed for Section 6AAA team tourney
The wrestling team at Willmar High School was given the No. 1 seed for Saturday's Section 6AAA team tournament being held at Wayzata High School. The Cardinals, who just completed a perfect schedule during Central Lakes Conference action, will battle the No. 8 Buffalo/No. 9 Minneapolis...
February 12, 2014 - 11:28am
February 11, 2014
Prep Wrestling Roundup: Paynesville advances to Section 5A semis
PAYNESVILLE — Michael Ludwig notched a pin midway through the opening period at the 182-pound match to seal a 51-25 win for No. 4-seed Paynesville over No. 5 Eden Valley-Watkins in the Section 5A quarterfinals Tuesday. The Bulldogs now wrestle in the semifinals at 6 p.m. Friday...
February 11, 2014 - 11:11pm
February 9, 2014
Prep Wrestling Roundup
MAHACA Invite The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints crowned six champions and won the Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta Invitational Saturday in Morris. KMS scored 247 points and MAHACA was second at 171. KMS’ Zach Carlson, the champion at 160 pounds, was...
February 9, 2014 - 11:30pm
February 7, 2014
College Wrestling: St. John’s JV tips Ridgewater 27-21
WILLMAR — Ridgewater won five of the seven contested matches over the Saint John’s University JV team Friday, but the Warriors had to forfeit at three weights, allowing the Johnnies to post a 27-21 win. Ridgewater’s Adam Sutlief at 125 opened the dual with a pin late in the...
February 7, 2014 - 11:25pm
Prep Wrestling: Osakis’ Devyn Johnson works her way into varsity lineup
By Eric Morken, Alexandria Echo Press OSAKIS — Devyn Johnson has been working toward this goal since she entered the Osakis wrestling room as a shy girl in middle school almost five years ago. Johnson was taking on the challenge of being the only girl in the room in...
February 7, 2014 - 11:24pm
Prep Wrestling Roundup: United takes down Canby
DAWSON — The United of Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle Valley/Montevideo won the first six matches of a non-conference dual with Canby en route to posting a 35-21 win Friday. Spencer Sulflow picked up a pin at 132, Payton Mortenson at 106 and Jordan Bothun at 120 earned major decisions,...
February 7, 2014 - 11:23pm